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Construction Manager - Nigeria

Location: Nigeria, Nigeria, United Kingdom

Date Posted: 04-01-2017
Construction Manager


Please note, we need a civil and infrastructure construction Manager, NOT oil and gas or offshore construction.

We are particularly interested in candidates with the following:
1.    built infrastructure and worked on projects that involved large  multipurpose facility developments in regions including Dubai / Singapore / Europe / USA.
2.    Hands-on experience supervising on the ground
3.    QS background / qualification

? Development of detailed master plan for the COMPANY LOCATIONS
? Forward planning of facilities, services, supporting infrastructure, personnel
and other related items required for development and management of property
in “The Company Location” (“COMPANY LOCATION”)

? Forward planning of infrastructure required for the industrial village;
? Planning and developing layout of infrastructure for LFZ.

? Manage the process of appointing consulting engineers and architects;
? Manage work allocated to various consultants and architects as per their
contracts and work scopes;
? Ensure that design of infrastructure on LFZ is to the required
standards as well as being in a cost effective and on schedule.

? Ensure a transparent bid process as managed by consultants and architects;
? Analyse bids in conjunction with consultants and architects and put
recommendations to Management;
? Selecting and negotiating with construction related contractors for work issued
to them without making use of consultants and architects.

? Ensure that all work performed is in line with laid down policies, procedures
and standards;
? Ensure that all Quality, Health, Safety and Environment legislation is adhered
? Reporting of all incidents and accidents in line with procedures;

? Design and implementation of procedures required at all levels to enable the
successful supervision, management and smooth growth and construction of
the Division.

? Design and update the organogram for the Division, including detailed job
descriptions of all personnel required
? Personally supervise the implementation of training programs for all personnel
? Manage the process of recruiting and hiring personnel
? Control of own human resources including time management
? Ensure all personnel adhere to highest international standards for HSE etc.;
? Application of company policies and procedures and legislation in respect of
the treatment and management of own staff;
? Motivate and develop own staff.

? Ensure that all work performed is in line with laid down policies, procedures
and standards;
? Ensure that all HSE legislation is adhered to;
? Reporting of all incidents and accidents in line with procedures;

? The Employee will be required to provide assistance to the Company in a wide
range of areas, in line with the Employee’s field of experience/expertise;
? The Employee may also be required to perform duties not directly related to
his/her area of experience or expertise, in which case proper instruction will be
provided by the Company;
? Ensure that the highest ethical standards are maintained in all activities;
? Conduct himself / herself in a dignified and respectful manner that reflects well
on the Employer and also sets an example for the other employees.

Qualifications - University Degree (2.1 or higher)
- Preference will be given to candidates with Civil Engineering
qualifications and/or other industry related qualifications
- ALL grades should be provided

Additional Qualifications:
Preference will be given to Candidates that
- Have experience in working in, designing and building Free Zones, towns,
general infrastructure
- Have worked in multinational / FTSE100 companies
- The candidate’s experience and academic record are paramount but it would
be preferable if the candidate has international experience

Experience Essential Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
- Hands on experience and management
- Over 10 years’ experience
Characteristics - Communication
Able to present him/herself in professional manner and be articulate in
representing the company at all levels
- Team work
Interface with internal company departments and within own team
- Problem solving
Taking all factors into account, develop solutions to varying problems. In doing
so, present solutions to client enquiries.
- Self-Management
Work independently.
- Planning and organising
Essence of position – ability to plan and organize, culminating in well-developed
project plan (Resources required/Execution/etc)
- Optimising company resources in servicing existing client/potential clients
Ensure services rendered is recorded and invoiced
- Comfortable with finding and deploying advanced technological solution
- Initiative and enterprise
o Essential to use initiative and be enterprising, taking cognisance of
company procedures and policies

- Location: Nigeria
- Status: Single or Married Status
- Accommodation: Shared or Single, depending on status
- Equipment: Phone / IT equipment provided by company as needed
- Schedule: Full time preferred but will consider on rotation
- Compensation: Level 2 (contact Management for details)
- Other: Evacuation Insurance


For expats, the role could be full time or rotation our two expat Construction Managers are both on rotation.

Expat salary: USD 15,000 pcm. This would be a maximum salary, tax free due to client's free zone status.

Craig Bell
Swan Recruitment Ltd.

Please contact me with any questions:


Tel: +44 (0) 2392 838784
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